Dragonfly lasers

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warbucks
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Dragonfly lasers

Post by warbucks » 28 Nov 2017, 14:06

Hi Lads.
It has been said before that there are good one's and bad one's, can someone explain what the difference are between then please.

Dave (warbucks)

weejohn
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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by weejohn » 28 Nov 2017, 17:34

The good ones are nice and clean any you can only really notice the diode lines when it's zoomed in , the bad ones have dark lines all over and look pretty pants .
I was lucky and had a really good one .
I believe all the local guys go to starlight and pick the best ones.

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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by weejohn » 28 Nov 2017, 17:53

https://youtu.be/WHItfJRW9UY

If you have a look at this youtube video and at the very beginning the picture has dark lines through it , if you imagine the lines to be permanently there you can get an idea of what the bad ones are like . I think all of them very occasionally show the lines randomly.

warbucks
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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by warbucks » 29 Nov 2017, 14:12

Thanks weejohn

casinoguy1
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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by casinoguy1 » 03 Dec 2017, 00:04

Hi guys, just joined the forum.

My Archer with B tube and Firefly laser is acting up, main unit is fine so it is the laser that is up the creek.

I have been looking as to a replacement - Starlight are saying next year and that is not great at all for delivery of a Dragonfly replacment.
there seems to be some issues around this Dragonfly and other people are saying go Laserluchs 5000,. Thoughts please.

Any help really appreciated ideally I need this up and running so I can get some work done for people.
I have had no issues with the Archer till now apart from its bulk but there ya go.

On another note I have a 100 once fired 243 factory brass for sale any interest let me know.

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Mini Magnum
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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by Mini Magnum » 03 Dec 2017, 02:49

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Mini Magnum
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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by Mini Magnum » 03 Dec 2017, 02:50

casinoguy1 wrote:Hi guys, just joined the forum.

My Archer with B tube and Firefly laser is acting up, main unit is fine so it is the laser that is up the creek.

I have been looking as to a replacement - Starlight are saying next year and that is not great at all for delivery of a Dragonfly replacment.
there seems to be some issues around this Dragonfly and other people are saying go Laserluchs 5000,. Thoughts please.

Any help really appreciated ideally I need this up and running so I can get some work done for people.
I have had no issues with the Archer till now apart from its bulk but there ya go.

On another note I have a 100 once fired 243 factory brass for sale any interest let me know.
We no some of the inherent dangers of lasers, but the Dragonfly will seriously smoke a Laserluchs 5000. I use one with a Ward add on and I'm able to increase magnification to the max and use at silly ranges, I use mine on centre fire rifles and to be honest it blows all the torches I have tried to date away with a rear add on.

Chrissmith0881
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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by Chrissmith0881 » 03 Dec 2017, 07:50

The dragonfly is probably the best for any add on unit to be fair and a few other companys have them for sale dont have to go direct to starlight. Or you could try the new ruby pill and illuminator from Clive ward which is also supposed to be brilliant with a add on unit.

Cheers

Chris

casinoguy1
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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by casinoguy1 » 03 Dec 2017, 11:23

Thanks Mini Magnum
who are the other companies I can buy Dragonfly from? Need it up and running asap

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Re: Dragonfly lasers

Post by casinoguy1 » 03 Dec 2017, 11:25

sorry Chris - missed you on reply. more info please

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